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I don't understand Hidden Power. Is it stronger than Psychic?

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User Info: CruelBuffalo

CruelBuffalo
3 years ago#1
I only ask that because my pokemon has a "Psychic" hidden power and I wanted to know if it's better to just use the move Psychic or use the Hidden Power. Thanks

User Info: Legendary_Musas

Legendary_Musas
3 years ago#2
HP is 60 Bp, Psychic is 90.
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User Info: CruelBuffalo

CruelBuffalo
3 years ago#3
So what's the point of hidden power?

User Info: CharizardFire

CharizardFire
3 years ago#4
From: CruelBuffalo | #003
So what's the point of hidden power?

Its type changes based on the user's IVs. It's not always a Psychic-type move.
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User Info: Legendary_Musas

Legendary_Musas
3 years ago#5
Depending on your IVs it can be any type.

Very useful for coverage when a particular Pokemon doesn't get a lot of diverse moves.
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User Info: The_Vulcan

The_Vulcan
3 years ago#6
Depending on the pokemon it can cover a type your pokemon normaly can't learn such as a fire type learning an ice move.
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User Info: xtdg134

xtdg134
3 years ago#7
You can get better type coverage with it, since it's a different type for each Pokemon. You can get an attack Type that a certain Pokemon might not normally have access.

User Info: BalloonBattle05

BalloonBattle05
3 years ago#8
For type coverage.
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User Info: the_dooky

the_dooky
3 years ago#9
It can be any type (except Normal) and can be learned by almost everything, so a Psychic Hidden Power on a Pokemon that doesn't learn any Psychic attacks could be useful. But if it can already learn a better attack of that type, there's no use for it.

User Info: saintkd

saintkd
3 years ago#10
It's a move that any pokemon can learn. And some pokemon dont have much better moves than it.

Also it can be a completely surprising type for the pokemon it's on so it can catch peole out with a super effective attack of a type it normally couldnt learn.
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